A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages/Volume I/Chapter I

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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages/Volume I by Henry Charles Lea
Chapter I. The Church.

Contents of the chapter[edit]

  • Domination of the Church in the Twelfth Century - p. 1
  • Causes of Antagonism with the Laity - p. 5
  • Election of Bishops - p. 6
  • Simony and Favoritism - p. 7
  • Martial Character of Prelates - p. 10
  • Difficulty of Punishing Offenders - p. 13
  • Prostitution of the Episcopal Office - p. 16
  • Abuse of Papal Jurisdiction - p. 17
  • Abuse of Episcopal Jurisdiction - p. 20
  • Oppression from the Building of Cathedrals - p. 23
  • Neglect of Preaching - p. 23
  • Abuses of Patronage - p. 24
  • Pluralities - p. 25
  • Tithes - p. 26
  • Sale of the Sacraments - p. 27
  • Extortion of Pious Legacies - p. 28
  • Quarrels over Burials - p. 30
  • Sexual Disorders - p. 31
  • Clerical Immunity - p. 32
  • The Monastic Orders - p. 34
  • The Religion of the Middle Ages - p. 39
  • Tendency to Fetishism - p. 40
  • Indulgences - p. 41
  • Magic Power of Formulas and Relics - p. 47
  • Contemporary Opinion - p. 51

Chapter I. The Church. (pp. 1-56)[edit]

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